There are 7 ways to get from İzmit to Istanbul by bus, train, ferry, rideshare, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus MetroTurizm  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Izmit to Istanbul Otogari

$6 - $9

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Take the rideshare from İzmit to İstanbul 64.3 miles

$3

5 alternative options

Bus Pamukkale  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Izmit to Istanbul Otogari

$4 - $5

Train, bus  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from İzmit to Gebze Yht / ...
  2. Take the bus from Gebze to Istanbul Otogari

$6 - $10

Train, Metro, ferry  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from İzmit to Pendik Yht
  2. Take the Metro from Kartal to Kadikoy M4
  3. Take the ferry from Kadıköy to Karaköy

$5

Taxi  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Take a taxi from İzmit to Istanbul 64.3 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Drive from İzmit to Istanbul 64.3 miles

$13 - $20

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from İzmit to Istanbul is to rideshare which costs 19 ₺ and takes 1 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from İzmit to Istanbul is to taxi which costs 230 ₺ - 280 ₺ and takes 1 h 8 min.

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The distance between İzmit and Istanbul is 86 km. The road distance is 102.8 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 53 min to get from İzmit to Istanbul, including transfers.

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There are 2181+ hotels available in Istanbul. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from İzmit to Istanbul.
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  • Distance: 53.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 53 min

What companies run services between İzmit, Turkey and Istanbul, Turkey?

MetroTurizm operates a bus from İzmit to Istanbul hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 1 h 39 min. Kamil Koc also services this route every 4 hours.

Train operators
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Phone
+90 444 8 233
Website
tcddtasimacilik.gov.tr
Train from İzmit to Gebze
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Train from İzmit to Pendik
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Bus operators
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Izmit to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Gebze to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from İzmit to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Gebze to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Pamukkale
Phone
0 850 333 35 35
Email
info@pamukkale.com.tr
Website
pamukkale.com.tr
Bus from Izmit to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
pamukkale.com.tr
Ferry operators
Şehir Hatları
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from İzmit to İstanbul
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from İzmit to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45

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